- a teenage lout or hooligan.
Origin of yob
- year of birth.
Examples from the Web for yob
Contemporary Examples of yob
Yob joins several other recent Paul hires who have come from all corners of the GOP.Rand Paul Gears Up For 2016
July 28, 2014
Historical Examples of yob
Just take a look at the 'agony column' in yesterday morning's issue, and read the message to 'Yob'—to Gunter, in fact.Chronicles of Martin Hewitt
Ay yust bet yu she get groggy, for her yob ban purty tough; But the bell don't "dingle dangle," it ant even making bluff.The Norsk Nightingale
William F. Kirk
Bote he is dem young faller bane goin' 'round hare dees two, t'ree days, lukin' lak preacher out of a yob.The Taming of Red Butte Western
- British slang an aggressive and surly youth, esp a teenager
Word Origin for yob
"a youth," 1859, back-slang from boy.